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One of the Best

bynogueirarh Mar 31, 2010
Helpful? 1 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Good Value, Challenging, Graphics
Cons None
Recommended it? Yes

It's sad that nobody ever eandeavored to continue with Starcraft franchise because it's definitely the best space strategy game ever produced. Good graphics and nice playability makes it a must play! STROOONGLY recomended! Read full review »

3

awesome game!!!!!

byelsonero Jun 5, 2009
1 Helpfuls 2 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Complex game, with many options. Makes every game different.
Cons People online are good and I have yet to win online.
Recommended it? Yes

I love watching the Korean pro games on youtube. I had to buy this game, even if it was 10 years old.

This game is fun and each game is always different.

Must buy. Read full review »

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Infamous title every gamer knows.

bymaestrorage Sep 8, 2008
13 Helpfuls 14 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Very balanced races, great overall system
Cons weak storyline
Recommended it? Yes

It's so difficult to start with Starcraft. What can I say other then what you know? It's so hard not to know this game, so few have played it, but then again it's not impossible that you haven't. So let's begin with the basics of the game.

Starcraft's fame sprung largely from it's simple... Read full review »

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Become the legend in the world of starcraft!

byvrana007 Sep 7, 2006
12 Helpfuls 13 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros interesting story, three completely different races, need a bit of thinking
Cons addictive, only last two or three missions in every campaign present a real challenge
Recommended it? Yes

What is all about?
Well, starcraft is a rather old game (actually, this game was made in last millennium), but I never grew tired of it. It is like Red Alert, you can actually play it and play it and play it. Another plus are custom games and a map editor where you can also edit map rules... Read full review »

5

One of the greatest RTS games ever.

bymjordan2nd May 14, 2006
21 Helpfuls 22 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Gameplay never gets old Variety of strategies to use Great multiplayer
Cons Addictive Somewhat predictable AI Some rush strategies employed by people in multiplayer
Recommended it? Yes

Starcraft is the best RTS I have played ever, and I have plenty of experience playing various RTS games. I bought Starcraft reluctantly on a recommendation of a friend, but it has been one of my best investments in any game ever, as it has brought me hours of joy. Starcraft allows you to play as... Read full review »

2

7 Years of Addiction and On: gg owned easy no re

bygodsmurf Aug 15, 2005
6 Helpfuls 7 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Only arguably the best RTS game ever
Cons Aged graphics, map limitation
Recommended it? Yes

Four scores and seven years ago...

Ok, maybe not the four scores part, but seven years ago I certainly experienced the (mis)fortune of taking a fateful plunge in to this game.

And now, seven years later, with broken dreams of entering in to an Ivy League school and all, the... Read full review »

2

Greatest Accomplishment since the computer

bydrsebelove Jul 28, 2005
11 Helpfuls 12 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Campaign, single player, map creator, and my personal favorite multiplayer on battle net.
Cons Map creator's somewhat complicated
Recommended it? Yes

This game is the first computer game I ever got, and arguably the best. The first time I played this at my friends house, it was great, I couldn't stop playing single player battles against the computer, I've been hooked ever since. When I left my friends place, the first thing I did was ask my dad... Read full review »

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The defining game of the RTS genre!!!

byawoeonip Apr 13, 2005
12 Helpfuls 13 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Extremely well balanced races, fun to play, and addicting
Cons Limited resolution, inconsistant online community
Recommended it? Yes

Where do I begin when reviewing a game like this. Starcraft began as a successor to Blizzard's immensely popular Warcraft series. However, the original production of Starcraft looked clumsy and uninspired and was often jeered at as "Warcraft in Space". Taking its fan's cries into consideration,... Read full review »

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StarCraft- Possibly the best PC game EVER!

byx2escalade Jul 7, 2004
1 Helpfuls 2 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Great Multiplayer option, good single-player campaigns, good game concept
Cons Single-player campaigns can be lackluster sometimes, BattleNet gets hacked way too much
Recommended it? Yes

When StarCraft first came out, Blizzard was a well-known company. It had succeeded with WarCraft and WarCraft II. Having played both these games, I was pretty sure that StarCraft was going to be a good, if not a great, game. The first time I played this game, I was blown away. Not only did Blizzard... Read full review »

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Starcraft: Ready to Roll!

bykjell1979 Feb 11, 2004
96 Helpfuls 97 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Great balanced gameplay, free online play though battle.net, great campaign editor
Cons Battle.net service prone to hacking, unit selection
Recommended it? Yes

Grades? Who needs good grades?

It was my freshman year in college when Blizzard released Starcraft. Let the record show that my GPA after my freshman year was a 2.33 in a school where the only 4 grades you can get are A, B, C, and NR (for no record, meaning there's no record of you even... Read full review »

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Starcraft - Do you feel crafty? Well, do ya, punk?

byRock_On Jan 5, 2004
72 Helpfuls 73 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros gameplay is outstanding, replay, graphics
Cons hackers online
Recommended it? Yes

Starcraft. The very definition of addiction. Starcraft is one of Blizzard Software's older games (released around 1998), yet it still remains as one of Blizzard's greatest, and the whole Real Time Strategy (RTS) genre's finest. I wasn't really familiar with the RTS genre until playing Starcraft on... Read full review »

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StarCraft- Setting the bar for real time strategies

bytyrant_raziel Jul 28, 2003
3 Helpfuls 4 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros easy to learn, fun to master, great story mode, and multiplayer action
Cons eventually becomes repetitive
Recommended it? Yes

Star Craft. RTS from heaven. You play as either the bug like scourge of Zerg, the highly evolved psychic Protoss, or the take no crap terran collonists. You take control of your troops in a god like view and train and battle your army. You can build any thing from the equivalent of a peasant to a... Read full review »

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Starcraft: Ultimate RTS

byxgames8476 Jul 20, 2003
3 Helpfuls 4 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Everything
Cons Nothing
Recommended it? Yes

Starcraft is one of the best RTS games of all time! Blizzard is one of the best RTS game makers of this day and age! Starcraft is like Warcraft in space. The two are almost identical. Starcraft has a unique program that comes with the game. It's called Campaign Editor. With this program you can... Read full review »

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You would have to be a TOTAL MORON to dislike this game

bydefinition Mar 24, 2003
4 Helpfuls 5 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Excellent futuristic RTS game
Cons none
Recommended it? Yes

I was browsing through some of the reviews for this game recently and I noticed a funny thing. All the reviews that gave it low marks or criticised it were extremely short, usually badly constructed with a high proportion of spelling errors, and just generally looked as if they had been written by... Read full review »

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RTS the way it ought to be.

byozarkfarm Feb 20, 2003
9 Helpfuls 10 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Highest quality storyline, addictive gameplay, and exciting missions.
Cons None.
Recommended it? Yes

A few years ago when a friend of mine gave me Starcraft I had never played a RTS (real-time strategy) game before. Up until that point I was content to sit at the controls of a WWI vintage fighter plane and punch German fighter pilot's tickets for hours on end. I lived in the world of Red Baron 3D... Read full review »

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One that keeps on ticking.

bydmarusz Dec 30, 2002
5 Helpfuls 6 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Fun to play and follow along in the story
Cons Can be a little repetitive when it comes to battle strategy.
Recommended it? Yes

I think the first thing that I thought when I played Starcraft was how much it seemed like Warcraft. Actually, I thought, "Isn't this Warcraft with just different names?" There are definitely similarities but there are also some things that separate the two. In fact, they both left me with a... Read full review »

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One Of My Favorite Strategy Titles For Over 4 Years!

bymercedes-b Jul 23, 2002
10 Helpfuls 11 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Great Replay Value, Multiplayer, Unit Selection..
Cons Mediocre Graphics..
Recommended it? Yes

Introduction

Brilliant. Beautiful. Amazing. Awesome. Just a few of the words I would use to describe Blizzard?s blockbuster real time strategy games, Starcraft. This game puts you in one of three races ? Terran, Protoss, or Zerg. Each race has different buildings and units that can be... Read full review »

3

The Conversion to Blizzard

byfiredrake741 Jul 11, 2002
9 Helpfuls 10 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Strategy
Cons Unbalanced in some areas (fixed in Brood War)
Recommended it? Yes

Being a good old ex-Westwood fanboy, I've never liked Warcraft. The game just felt too much of the same after playing Command & Conquer. I mean, c'mon at least have quasi-different sides. I felt that Blizzard was doing nothing but mooching off Westwood's radical game design originally starting with... Read full review »

2

A Game Full Of SUCK!

byhansmoleman Jul 3, 2002
8 Helpfuls 9 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros three races, LAN multiplayer is fun. Um... anything else guys?
Cons Graphics suck, sound suck, a full game of suck, Total Annihilation is way better.
Recommended it? No

I don't know why everybody loves this game so much. Like I said twice before, it's a game full of suck. Bellow, I listed the top 5 bad things about this game.

1. Graphics look cartoonish and everything on the screen is huge! These cannot compare to Total Annihilation's graphics.

... Read full review »

9

By Far the greatest Blizzard game EVER

bydark_cheeseboy Jun 13, 2002
9 Helpfuls 10 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Internet game, VERY fun, addicting, cheap, '98 game of the year
Cons none. excellent game
Recommended it? Yes

STARCRAFT, POSSIBLIY THE BEST BLIZZARD GAME YET
I actually bought Starcraft on ebay, because when I bought it the battle chest was near $40. But now the battle chest is only $20 and I highly recommend the battle chest. It comes with starcraft, the expansion, and a strategy guide. The first... Read full review »

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